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Ann Borzilleri collection

00-2008-01-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2008-01-0
Scope and Contents

Two issues of "The Bantam Bugle," 1979; menu for Hattie's Family Restaurant; two bookmarks from Cobble Court Bookshop; receipt for prescription signed G. M. Woodruff, 1873; "Breakfast Dinner & Tea" advertisement pamphlet "compliments of Wessels & Gates, Litchfield, Conn.," circa 1880.

Dates: Created: 1873-1979; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/2008

Brown and Johnson families papers

2005-49-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-49-0
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Brown and Johnson families and related lineages of Litchfield, Naugatuck, Torrington and elsewhere consisting of original and copied source materials. The materials comprised ten binders and include 18th and 19th century publications, such as Hutchins' Revived Almanac (1814), Old Farmer's Almanac (1835), Centennial Exposition guide (1876); correspondence; family records and cerificates; bills and receipts; news clippings; genealogical information; and photographs,...
Dates: Created: circa 1770s-2005; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2005

Colvocoresses family papers

1996-16-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-16-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Colvocoresses family, consisting of correspondence; genealogical materials; clippings; advertisements and other materials related to local businesses; memoirs of Alden P. Colvocoresses; records relating to the Connecticut Home Guard (1917) and Litchfield Light Horse (1957); speeches of Adm. George P. Colvocoresses (1916-1925); cutout letters that spell "Colvocoresses"; Christmas cards;  and news clippings, notes, photographs relating to the Champlin family; notes on...
Dates: Created: 1861-1996; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1996

Maria Tallmadge Cushman home remedies notebook

00-1949-39-0

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Identifier: 00-1949-39-0
Scope and Contents The Maria Tallmadge Cushman home remedies notebook (1949-39-0) was compiled by Maria Tallmadge Cushman from the year 1840 through 1864. The small notebook contains home remedies for illness as well as many recipes and hints for household cleaning. Many of the remedies are handwritten, and a fair amount are newspaper clippings. Health remedies include treatments for cholera, cancer, colds, rheumatism, dysentery, and "Mrs. Noyes Recipe for purifying the blood." Interspersed with health cures...
Dates: Created: 1840-1864; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Nan F. Heminway papers

2004-25-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-25-0
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Nan Ferguson Heminway (1920-2006), whose professional career spanned 50 years. She took up permanent residence in 1971 in Litchfield and decorated many historic homes. She was extensively involved with historic preservation, the Garden Club, and the Litchfield Historical Society. The papers consist of files related to Hemingway's decorating projects and professional activities and include notes, correspondence, minutes, reports, wallpaper samples, carpet samples,...
Dates: Created: 1953-2003; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/2000

Litchfield Female Academy collection

1890-07-2

 Collection
Identifier: 1890-07-2
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of The Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut. Early records refer to the Academy as Miss Pierce's School, Miss Pierce's Academy, and Sarah Pierce's Academy. In the collection are institutional records; correspondence, diaries, journals, school notebooks, and albums of students; papers of Sarah Pierce and the Pierce family; and correspondence of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel regarding her research for her books "Chronicles of a Pioneer School, from...
Dates: Created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Litchfield Rarities/Bill Alexander collection

2002-21-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-21-0
Scope and Contents Connecticut covers (1967-1971); postcards, (circa 1903-1969); envelopes, unknown to Ransom (circa 1883), Pratt & Thompson to Ebenezer Wooster (1886), Flynn & Doyle to George R. Bailey (1913); photographs, including Litchfield High School students (circa 1880s), cabinet cards; publications and ephemera (1910s-1930s); Swamp-Root Almanacs, imprinted with Litchfield Pharmacy and Crutch & McDonald; deeds, F. Nelson B. Smith (1846), Edwin E. Pretiss (1858), and Charles Munson (1867);...
Dates: Created: 1797-1971; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2003

Julius and Jacqueline Sadler collection

00-1995-19-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1995-19-0
Scope and Contents

Bills and receipts from defunct Litchfield stores, approximately 150 items.

Dates: Created: 1962-1967; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/1996

Seymour family papers

1949-37-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-37-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records,...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Sheldon family papers

1955-34-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1955-34-0
Scope and Contents The Sheldon family papers primarily relate to Daniel Sheldon (1726-1772) and Lucretia Gross Sheldon (1724-1772), their son Dr. Daniel Sheldon (1750-1840), their grandchildren Daniel Sheldon Jr. (1780-1828), Lucy Sheldon Beach (1788-1889), Henry Sheldon (1790-1868?) and William Sheldon (1802-1826), and their great grandson Frederick Sheldon (1827-1907). The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, school papers, and other items. Dr. Daniel Sheldon was a son of Danel and Lucretia Gross...
Dates: Created: 1768-1897; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1938

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Brace, John Pierce, 1793-1872 1
Brown family 1
Brown, David W. 1
Champlin family 1
Cobble Court Bookshop (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Colvocoresses family 1
Colvocoresses, Alden P., 1918-2007 1
Colvocoresses, George P. (George Partridge), 1847-1932 1
Colvocoresses, Harold L. 1
Connecticut. County Court (Litchfield County) 1
Cushman, Maria Tallmadge, 1790-1878 1
First Congregational Church (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Hattie's Family Restaurant (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Heminway, Nan Ferguson, 1920-2006 1
Johnson family 1
Litchfield Female Academy (Conn.) 1
Litchfield High School (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Litchfield Historic District Advisory Commission 1
Litchfield Historical and Architectural Commission 1
Litchfield Law School 1
Litchfield Light Horse (Military unit) 1
Morris, James, 1722-1789 1
National Register of Historic Places 1
Oliver Wolcott Library (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Pierce, Sarah, 1767-1852 1
Reeve, Tapping, 1744-1823 1
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 1
Sadler, Jacqueline 1
Sadler, Julius 1
Seymour family 1
Seymour, Epaphroditus, 1783-1854 1
Seymour, Henry, 1780-1837 1
Seymour, Horatio, 1778-1857 1
Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 1
Seymour, Lucy Morris Woodruff, 1807-1894 1
Seymour, Mary H. (Mary Harrison), 1835-1913 1
Seymour, Moses, 1774-1826 1
Seymour, Origen Storrs, 1804-1881 1
Seymour, Ozias, 1776-1851 1
Sheldon family 1
Sheldon, Daniel, 1726-1772 1
Sheldon, Daniel, 1750-1840 1
Sheldon, Daniel, 1780-1828 1
Sheldon, Frederick, 1827-1907 1
Sheldon, Henry, 1790-1868? 1
Sheldon, Lucretia Gross, 1724-1772 1
Sheldon, William, 1802-1826 1
Silliman, Gold Selleck, 1777-1868 1
Stoddard family 1
Stone, Joel, 1749-1833 1
Storrs family 1
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 1
Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes, 1842-1939 1
Wadsworth, Daniel, 1771-1848 1
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843 1
Wessells & Gates (Litchfield, Conn.) 1
Woodruff family 1
Woodruff, George C. (George Catlin), 1805-1885 1
Woodruff, Henrietta Sophronia Seymour, 1806-1892 1
Woodruff, James Parsons, 1868-1931 1
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Woodruff, Morris, 1777-1840 1
Woodruff, Reuben M., 1811-1849 1
Wright family 1
Wright, Jonathan, 1745/46-1836 1
Wright, Samuel, 1789-1875 1
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